Women On Film – “Pray The Devil Back to Hell” – Jennifer Merin comments

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Funny Women at Tribeca Film Festival by Lexi Feinberg

At Tribeca Film Festival’s “Look Who’s Laughing” panel, five female entertainers laugh in the face of adversity. In January 2007, an article came out in Vanity Fair citing “scientific evidence” that women aren’t as funny as men. That’s amusing, because I actually have “scientific evidence” that Vanity Fair is most often read by people in bathroom stalls and dentist’s waiting rooms. Never underestimate the power of solid research.

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Jennifer Merin interviews director Suzanne Bauman re “Shadow of Afghanistan”

“We’ve been hooked on the story since 1986, when Jim was filming in refugee camps on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. There, he met Wakil Akbarzai, a principal player in Shadow of Afghanistan. Wakil, a commander in one of seven tribes constituting Afghanistan’s population, escorted Jim into Afghanistan to film cities and mountains where the Afghan people’s ongoing independence war was raging.

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